Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 160 154
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 -26
Contract jobs citing WPF 23 24 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.56% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.70% 2.03% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 18 27
Scotland median daily rate £350 £321 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.95% -1.15% -13.33%
10th Percentile £288 £279 £305
90th Percentile £494 £377 £438
UK median daily rate £525 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £47.83 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +12.54% - +13.33%

WPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1349 1185 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.78% 27.47% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 709 680
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £273 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 16
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £43.75 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.14% +8.35% +1.58%
10th Percentile £17.89 £24.63 £25.00
90th Percentile £40.03 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WPF in Scotland over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WPF in Scotland

WPF
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WPF within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -15 13 £325 +8.33% 3
Glasgow -2 8 £350 -
Fife -1 2 £538 +65.38%
WPF
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for WPF.

1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (78.26%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) MVVM
4 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (39.13%) XAML
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) Finance
7 7 (30.43%) User Experience
7 7 (30.43%) Adobe
7 7 (30.43%) Web Services
7 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
8 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) OOP
9 5 (21.74%) OO
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Blend
10 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
10 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
10 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (17.39%) WinForms
10 4 (17.39%) Flash
10 4 (17.39%) Photoshop
10 4 (17.39%) Oracle
10 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
11 3 (13.04%) XML
11 3 (13.04%) JSON
11 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
12 2 (8.70%) Code First Entity Framework
12 2 (8.70%) Open Source

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (17.39%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Blend
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) JIRA
3 2 (8.70%) NUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Redmine
3 2 (8.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (95.65%) Developer
2 12 (52.17%) WPF Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 8 (34.78%) .NET Developer
4 8 (34.78%) C# WPF Developer
5 5 (21.74%) UI Developer
6 4 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (17.39%) UI/UX Developer
6 4 (17.39%) UX Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Silverlight Developer
8 2 (8.70%) Software Team Leader
8 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
9 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Architect
9 1 (4.35%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) Web Services
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 4 (17.39%) Flash
3 4 (17.39%) WinForms
4 3 (13.04%) JSON
4 3 (13.04%) XML
5 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (8.70%) Code First Entity Framework
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
5 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) LESS
5 2 (8.70%) Silverlight
5 2 (8.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (8.70%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Fintech
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Animation
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) MVVM
2 10 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) OO
3 5 (21.74%) OOP
4 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
5 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) BDD
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) SOLID
6 2 (8.70%) Visualisation
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) XAML
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) C
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Adobe
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Infragistics